Belen Wagaw has had unprecedented upward mobility in her career in the corporate world. After leaving those positions, she began career coaching. Belen’s other venture is assisting executives in developing their brands on Linkedin. She has developed excellent interpersonal skills, self-awareness, and a career philosophy that you will find motivational. Today, she will share her thoughts on “making corporate” work for you. Find out how your uncomfortable job situations can be your pathway to success.
In This Episode:
[02:45] Belen’s corporate job history
[10:36] Leading a team when you are also a team member. Managing people
[18:52] The importance of your manager advocating for you. What makes a great manager vis-a-vis a lousy manager
[35:53] Belen describes her career coaching business as well as the business she is co-founding to assist people in creating their brand on Linkedin
[43:10] How a black woman succeeds in the workplace
[45:40] Advice for the SYCK listeners
Be inspired by the managers who push and support you. Walk away from those willing to accept the status quo and want to drag you down with them.
Auditing your environment is critical. People begin to act like and listen to the people they are surrounded by in the company.
Skills, social networking, and salary are three essential things that are takeaways from a corporate relationship. You can “Make Corporate” work for you if you understand how to achieve and work those three things.